Competitive leadership: twelve principles for success

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Triumph Books, Jun 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
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Brian Billick, who guided the Baltimore Ravens to victory in Super Bowl XXXV in only his second year as head coach, has quickly earned a reputation as one of the best leaders and motivators in the ranks of the NFL. Creating what many football observers consider the all-time best defense, he led his team to football's Holy Grail against long odds and a tough series of adversaries. Brian Billick shares his 12 personal principles for building effective leadership skills -- skills that took him to the top in football and that can lift you to the top in any situation. Competitive Leadership includes coach Billick's championship-season diary, including weekly entries through the Super Bowl Season. Readers can discover for themselves how Billick applied his own principles in order to achieve his remarkable goal -- a Super Bowl victory.

Competitive Leadership will be an invaluable resource for business executives who want to focus and energize their employees, team members who want to be more effectivecontributors to their organizations, and anyone who wants to improve their leadership skills.

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Understanding the Essence of Leadership
Be ValuesOriented
Be Prepared

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About the author (2001)

Brian Billick spent nine seasons as head coach of the Baltimore Ravens, where he led the team to a 34-7 victory over the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV. Prior to coaching the Ravens, he served as the offensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. In 2008, he joined Fox as a commentator and the NFL Net-work as a contributor. He lives in Maryland with his wife and family.

Peterson is a free-lance writer who graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966, and served on the faulty of the United States Military Academy at West Point for 16 years.